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Michael Ray (topshot) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me Middle-aged father who got into backpacking late (2009) and wants to encourage his 16 and 7 year old sons to backpack lightweight. Video trip reports of all the adventures so far are on my YT site below.
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My Website URLhttp://www.youtube.com/user/topshotrhit
My PDF Gear ListMaroon Bells - August 2011

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Re: Go for the LX5
The Canons do the same so what makes the LX5 shine for you?

In Gear Swap » Also looking for a Canon S95/100 or Lumix LX5
January 17, 8:50am

Re: Teton Crest Trail
Bradford, PM me your email and I'll forward a tpo file of 3 routes Ryan Jordan has done of the Teton High Route. Another option that may be cheaper (if that is an issue for some), would be ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Teton Crest Trail
January 17, 8:11am

Re: WTB: Canon PowerShot S100 or Similar
You just missed the end of the year sale at Amazon. I picked up mine for $249, but they're $279 now (though that's still pretty competitive). If you don't mind waiting, you could try...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Canon PowerShot S100 or Similar
January 15, 7:26pm

Re: post JMT
Good to know about the mice! I'll use my Outsak though that will make it more attractive to 2-legged critters. May take a black trashbag to wrap it in, too. Mice can chew through any plastic co...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 14, 12:16pm

Yosemite post-JMT
2 more questions I thought of: 1. Is there an easy place to recharge camera batteries for a couple hours in Curry Village (or other nearby place)? Wouldn't surprise me if all 4 I'll have ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 14, 10:51am

Re: Yosemite
Since we're coming from outside the Park, a HD permit isn't required even with their new restrictions for 2013. I verified that with their wilderness office a few days ago. My Inyo permit w...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 13, 11:06am

Re: Re: Re: Major road trip to western parks - tentative schedule
Great info, Art! I think the other David had mentioned reserving a cabin at CV when we were done - but I can't justify $136 + tax to stay in a tent. :P Looks like I'll try to reserve a s...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 12, 5:37pm

Re: Major road trip to western parks - tentative schedule
I'm planning to hit those sites in order listed (S to N) starting at sunrise as we head in the general direction of I-80 home. I haven't figured out what I'll do for sleeping yet: 1...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 12, 3:50pm

Re: Re: Major road trip to western parks - tentative schedule
I bet it would be. Full moon will be while in the Grand Canyon so I may go for a night hike.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 12, 12:09pm

Major road trip to western parks - tentative schedule
This is what I have fleshed out so far and have a couple reservations made for the first 1/3. Anything I should change/drop/add? June 17 Drive to KS I-70 Exit 132 18 Drive to UT I-70 Exit 190 ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Major road trip to western parks - mainly Yosemite
January 12, 11:43am

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